The Slender Man

After some soul searching, I’ve decided to (further) delay my primary research in order to do a short academic paper on everybody’s favorite horror meme.

We really need to stop holding our charity 5K on the road from Raccoon City to Silent Hill. (The Slender Man Wiki)

Folklorists need to pay attention to stuff like the Slender Man, especially given its spread across multiple media. For instance:

This is the latest evolution of the original Slender Man indie/experimental video game. I went ahead and preordered the full version. We need more indie horror games, since major studios aren’t really doing too much with the genre these days.

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